West Indian Day Parade set for return to full celebration following 2 years of covid 19 changes
The West Indian Day Parade will return to Brooklyn in full force this year, and as CBS2's Thalia Perez reports, celebrations are already underway.
It was a musical feast of soothing melodies over the sweet sound of steel oil drums that have been converted into musical instruments. Hundreds turned out for the concert on the Brooklyn Museum grounds
Organizers say the steelpans are a symbol of the rich history from Trinidad and Tobago that has spread throughout the West Indies.
street closures begin at 11 p.m. Sunday for Monday's parade, and there will be increased security from the NYPD.
The J'Ouvert festival starts 6 a.m. Monday at Grand Army Plaza and ends at Nostrand Avenue and Rutland Road at 11 a.m. The J'Ouvert festival starts 6 a.m. Monday at Grand Army Plaza and ends at Nostrand Avenue and Rutland Road at 11 a.m.